/ Meshach- tremadog
At the peg i went straight up for a few metres which felt pretty hard and fingery. Then i traversed right maybe 2 metres, then straight up with a long reach to a small flake, topping out at the highest point of the crag. It felt pretty bold and hard for hvs 5a.
Any one know if this is the right route?
Don't think so, you go pretty hard right from the peg. Can't remember what goes straight up, might e Leg Break?
Having problems reading the guidebook ? ;)
You traverse right at the peg for a few metres. Then up and right again.
Not sure your variation is a known route (but I could be wrong), but crosses Rattlesnake Finish (E2) by the sounds of it.
> Having problems reading the guidebook ? ;)
I think the sun was getting to me!
Trem must have been absolutely baking this weekend.... !
Ah but that cam slot is the only decent handhold there, to traverse right from....
Surely you move up past the peg to some good holds before you start traversing right?
nope, the peg is more or less in front of your face and the 'cam slot' (better used as a handhold) is at chest height as you move right. There's a debate as to whether you traverse high or low - but both are still level or below the peg. The current definitive guide says 'trending right past a peg', which is exactly as I recall it. One circa 5a move then onto slightly easier ground. The old (excellent) Steve Ashton guide also says to step right below the peg.
I vaguely remember stepping slightly down and right. Certainly not straight up !
Right feels easier to me but I think you have to leave the hold below the peg free from gear otherwise it's going to be harder.
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